Robin Cook

Robin Cook

Cook's Europe legacy lives on in new group

FORMER Foreign Secretary Robin Cook is to be commemorated with a new pro-European pressure group.

Anger as Cook tribute falls prey to American graffiti tag

IT is used by graffiti artists in New York and Los Angeles to taunt the police who chase them.

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Robin Cook has the last word

THE much-respected Robin Cook, who died in August 2005, was a professional politician to his fingertips. He would therefore have enjoyed having the last word, even from beyond the grave. His family have decided to erect a headstone in the Grange cemetery in Edinburgh bearing the elegant words: "I may not have succeeded in halting the [Iraq] war but I did secure the right of parliament to decide on war."

Cook's anti-war stance is now set in stone

IN LIFE he was a fierce critic of the war in Iraq. Now, in death, former foreign secretary Robin Cook will be remembered for his principled opposition with a lasting inscription carved on his gravestone.

Cook gives anti-war message to PM from beyond the grave

ROBIN COOK has delivered an anti-war message to Tony Blair from beyond the grave with an inscription on his headstone in Edinburgh's Grange Cemetery.

Reward offered to help snare Cook cairn vandals

A REWARD of £500 is being offered for the arrest and conviction of vandals who spray-painted a cairn erected to commemorate the life of former Livingston MP Robin Cook.

The spirit of Robin lives on

IT IS, unbelievably, a year on from that terrible event on the slopes of Ben Stack which ended the life of Robin Cook, my former husband and one of the most gifted politicians of his generation.

Cairn to commemorate MP Cook

A CAIRN in memory of the late Robin Cook MP is set to be unveiled at a lane named after him in his former constituency.

Horse-riding lane named in honour of Robin Cook

A LANE where former Foreign Secretary Robin Cook used to go horse-riding in the heart of his constituency is to be named after him.

Cook leaves £500k in will

FORMER Foreign Secretary Robin Cook left a total of £565,216 when he died.

Bench honour for Cook

A MEMORIAL bench and plaque to mark the contribution made by Robin Cook MP to the Southside of Edinburgh is to be installed outside the local community centre.

Accolades flow as MPs pay tribute to giant of Parliament

ROBIN Cook, the late former foreign secretary, was yesterday hailed as "the greatest parliamentarian of his generation" at a Westminster memorial service.

Service to pay tribute to Cook

A MEMORIAL service for the former Foreign Secretary Robin Cook was due to be held today.

Candidates take safe route to Cook seat

IN THE land of the roundabout, the man who goes round and round in circles is king. Such a man is Jim Devine, the Labour candidate seeking to fill the small shoes left by a political big man, Robin Cook.

Labour gaffe lists Robin Cook for speaking date

BLUNDERING Labour party chiefs listed the late Robin Cook as one of the speakers at next week's conference in Brighton.

Special service for Robin Cook

A SPECIAL memorial service to remember the late Robin Cook will take place this weekend.

Former Tory Brown to fight as independent for Cook's old seat

A FORMER Tory candidate who quit after criticising the party hierarchy is to stand as an independent in the Livingston by- election.

Battle begins in Cook by-election

CAMPAIGNING was getting under way today in the by-election triggered by the death of Robin Cook.

SSP chooses Nimmo for Livingston by-election

THE Scottish Socialist Party has selected its candidate for the Livingston Westminster by-election.

Cook aimed for Father of House

ROBIN COOK wanted to continue his Commons career long enough to become Father of the House, former agent Jim Devine has revealed.

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